Human resources of science: with what is Russia heading into the future?

The paper examines the dynamics of human resources in Russian S&T. General trends in R&D personnel are shown against the background of demographic processes in modern Russia as well as a comparative analysis of human resources in S&T in Russia and abroad is provided. The authors also touch upon the problem of replenishing scientific staff, evaluate the performance of Russian scientists, and discuss the most significant risks of digital transformation of the Russian society

Keywords: science workforce, demographic potential, researchers, training, publication activity, digital transformation.


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